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Coachella 2013 advance tickets sell out in about 4 hours

Coachella's sold out, almost a year in advance! Both weekends! But don't worry — these are just advance tickets. More passes will be offered early next year.

Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, dies at the age of 75

Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, died yesterday at the age of 75. His music was distinctly from Washington D.C., and when Madeleine worked at NPR in Washington, she profiled him for NPR's Morning Edition on June 29, 2001.

Peter Stenshoel's album of the week: Bach's Art of the of Fugue

J.S. Bach's Art of the Fugue, though not quite finished, is a good way to learn just why Bach's music matters and thrives to this day.

Disco queen Donna Summer has has died at 63

The multiple Grammy award-winning singer lost a private battle to cancer amidst working on a new album in Florida.

LA Philharmonic violinist serenades Skid Row

The L.A. Philharmonic’s first violinist performed on Wednesday for homeless men and women at downtown’s Skid Row Mental Health Center.

MTV Video Music Awards makes the move to Staples Center

The MTV Video Music Awards are moving from the Nokia Theater across the street to the Staples Center. Last year's show garnered a record-breaking 12.4 million viewers.

Coachella 2013 dates announced, tickets on sale this week

April's dates have been released, and advance tickets go on sale this week. Are you ready to commit a year in advance?

Peter Stenshoel's Album of the Week: Simon & Garfunkel

My initial encounter with Simon and Garfunkel took place in the dark. I was lying in a sleeping bag with my trusty Bakelite radio in my unfurnished basement bedroom.

Live review: The Weeknd at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The sexually-charged indie act attracted approximately 3000 fans (and a cameo appearance by rapper Drake) to the famed Hollywood cemetery.

Capitol Records flies flag at half staff in honor of Adam Yauch

Yauch, better known as "MCA," died from complications with cancer at 47.

Beastie Boys in Los Angeles: A map of landmarks 'from here to Gardena'

In honor of the late Adam Yauch we've put together a MCA tribute map of the most important Beastie Boys landmarks around the city.

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dead at 47

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch has died from cancer, reports Rolling Stone.

Jack White conquers Billboard 200 with solo debut, 'Blunderbuss'

In abandoning his rainbow of musical accomplices, Jack White has alablasted his way into the top spot of the Billboard 200 with his solo debut, "Blunderbuss."

Album of the week: Night Life by Ray Price

Recorded four years before the Beatles conceptual Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Night Life holds its own as a successful concept album. Thanks, Ray.

Los Lobos to host friends and family for an afternoon party

It's a roots-rock extravaganza Saturday at the Greek with X, Neko Case, Alejandro Escovedo, Flaco Jimenez, and Mariachi El Bronx.

Concert Review: Tanlines live at the Echo

The breezy, island-hopping music of Tanlines percolates with the upbeat euphoria of classic Erasure singles mixed with the pop sophistication of Miike Snow.